Puppet Fun for Everyone!
Our Mascots, The Kipper Brothers, Francis and Augustus
We love to share our puppet shows, and love to travel! We come to your location with everything necessary for a wonderful puppet theater or puppet workshop experience. We specialize in original scripts, and a wide variety of puppetry styles to engage, educate and entertain our audiences.
We perform/teach workshops at • Schools (including after-school programs) • Day care/senior centers • Birthday parties • Art festivals • Museums • Camps • Libraries • Holiday parties • Fundraisers and Celebrations of all kinds
Funded Artist-in-Residence opportunities are available through the Utah Arts and Museums Teaching Artist Roster
The Cast of "Old Time Rock and Roll."
Trickster Tales (all ages; 15-20 minutes each)
Zomo—Meet Zomo, the clever African rabbit who asks The Sky God for wisdom. He can have it, once he completes three dangerous tasks! Join Zomo has he finds out the real meaning of being “wise.”
Jabuti—This little Amazonian turtle dreams of playing his flute for The King of Heaven. Vulture offers him a ride, but can Vulture be trusted? Find out in this fun, colorful show!
Coyote Dances with Raven - Coyote thinks he can do anything, even fly! He needs a lesson in humility, and gets one in this Native American Tale. This show promises to be a “howl!”
Children's Books (all ages; 15-20 minutes each)
The Witch Who Wasn’t – Poor Isabel is a witch who can’t “spell!” Her first “Spelling Bee” is just around the corner, and she just can’t conjure up anything scary. Join Isabel as she solves her problem, and learns to just be herself. (by Jane Yolen)
Georgie, the Ghost—What good is a ghost with nothing to haunt? Georgie is happy with the Whitakers, until he has to find new digs. Join Georgie as he makes his way back home and discovers that everyone, including himself, has value. (by Robert Bright)
Just for fun (all ages; 15-20 minutes each)
So Ya Wanna Be a Pirate?-- Arrrr!!! Timmy wants to become a pirate...at least until lunchtime. Black Bob and Lola the Lobster are on hand to make his dream come true!!
Old Time Rock and Roll-What happens in the Exhibit of Ancient Life after hours? Find out as Ogg the Caveman and his friends rock the importance of learning about the past!
A Princess's Tale--Who needs to be rescued in this fairy tale--the princess or the dragon? Join the fun in this unusual story that teaches girls to be strong. Mercury Theater with Mike and Alienne—Fly with this delightful intergalactic family as soar through space teaching Mom to read! This show stresses the importance of reading, and to read at your own pace.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears—Enjoy a twist on this timeless tale as Goldilocks gets arrested for breaking and entering! Is Goldie a criminal, or victim of circumstances? You decide as you watch this fun version of Miss Locks and her Bears.
Home is Where the Ice Is!—A Polar Bear falls asleep on an ice flow and wakes up in Los Angeles! Once he accepts help from the other animals he is home in no time! Join us for this fun tale of accepting help and making a difference.
Holiday (all ages*;15-20 minutes)
A Date with the Steins (rated G) - Frankenstein's Monster and his beautiful bride are the latest creations of Dr. Rattus, the Lab Rat. Join them for their premier as they sing and dance their way into fame!
A Grim Reality - The Grim Reaper has lost his glasses and can't read the obituaries! Join Elvin, the black cat, and LBB (Little Brown Bat) as they help Grim find his spectacles. There are two versions of this show, *G and PG13. Make sure you specify which one you want.
Perry Miscus Christmas - Two little mice want their own Christmas tree, but can't find one small enough for their mouse-house. With the forest animals helping, they get the perfect tree for their family. A fun story that highlights the importance of recycling and sharing.
A Christmas Carol...is all I really want - Mr. Walters loves the winter Holidays. All he really wants is for carolers to come and sing a song. He gets them, alright, but they aren't quite what he hoped for. Join us for this fun and silly tale, and sing along with the cast at the end!
The Aliens who Stole Christmas - Two aliens have landed on Earth to discover why Christmas makes people happy, and to steal some of that happiness to cheer their own glum planet. Join them as they discover that the real happiness comes from being together and sharing love.
Puppets talk; Bullys walk! (K-3 20 minutes)
The Three Billy Goats Gruff (and their little sister, who saves the day) - Trip-trap, trip-trap! You know the story, but can you tell who the bullys are? Find out in this fun interactive show, as students help Fanny Gruff find a win-win solution for her brothers and Mr. Troll. A post-performance group discussion with the puppets is available. Theme(s): being strong, be yourself, learning to rewind a situation for a better outcome, dealing with bullying effectively, and making friends.
Princess Penelope Paddywack and George, the Dragon, from "A Princess's Tale."
Per show (discount available for 2 or more shows) $200
20-minute show + backstage tour and puppetry overview $225
30-minute school assembly + discussion $250